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FOX News
Jul 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
months of the year. chief political correspondent carl cameron has the big dollar picture. >> president obama raised half a million dollars a day for the last three months. $58 million from a half a million donors in the second quarter. alongside $38 million raised by the democratic national committee, the $86 million haul shatters records. the republican national committee is targeting three swing states that is vulnerable. pennsylvania, michigan, wisconsin. they launched an attack ad with president obama's convention rhetoric and reality now. >> we measure progress by how many people can find a job. whether you can put tra money away at the end of even month to some day watch your child receive a college diploma. >> reporter: he leads every rival in the latest head-to-head matchup. among republicans, mitt romney is ahead of michele bachmann who leads a three-way race for second, including sarah palin and rick perry. no one else breaks double digits. the texas governor's plan for a day of prayer and fasting for nation's challenging at the houston astrodome and elsewhere august 6 are no
FOX News
Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm EDT
, requires some reforms to be strengthened. we are in big disagreement as to how to do it. >> that is an understatement. democrat favor tax hike within social security and medicare as well as increasing income taxes. budget committee chairman paul ryan argues part of the problem in medicare is the new healthcare law. which claims savings will materialize, and the chief actuary of medicare has the same concerns. >> there is a lot of evidence to suggest some of the payment provisions will not be sustainablsustainable in the lo. >> it pays providers including doctors lower and lower rates. foster says over time it will leave 40% of all providers in the red raising questions about whether they'll treat medicare patients. >> if at some point our payment rate to providers become less or significantly less to the cost of providing services, they either will be unwilling, or unable to continue providing services. >> last year, 51% of medicare's cost was taken out of the general revenue; meaning, half the cost of medicare was paid by borrowing money. which is why it's part of the d
FOX News
Jul 11, 2011 4:00pm EDT
that is not the whole story? >>guest: you are right. people forget, and i forgot that obamacare, the big health care reform bill had half a trillion of new taxes over the next 10 years including tax on health insurance companies on investment income and hospitals and pharmacy companies and on employers so it is a major tax increase, the biggest ever in the last 25 years. people forgot about it so when democrats say to make it balances we need a tax increase, what we wrote today, didn't you just pass a big tax increase last year? you want $1 trillion increase on top of that? >> and so many of the tax increases do not come online until years down the road, so, although it was passed, and you think you may not have been slapped with it yet, in 2013 and 2015 and 2018 you will be. >>guest: gentleman that is why people for got. they did not take place until 20 thin or 2014 and some in 2018 for the health care plan. the question we have to ask, then, can the economy really get out of the rut with 9.2 percent unemployment and 14 million unemployed with $500 billion tax increase already in the works and, the
FOX News
Jul 10, 2011 4:00pm EDT
of the big deal, speaker boehner has suggested to sunset upper income tax cuts that tax code would be rewritten but last night he told president obama and called it off. he released a written statement that read in part, white house will not pursue a bigger debt reduction agreement without tax hikes. best approach may be to focus on producing a smaller measure. they suggested the disappointing jobs report in june was a game changeser. >> it ought to insent visa us to do a big package without raising taxes but we're hoping the president is not thinking he was as six months ago and he was making the arguments that raising taxes in the middle of this recession or slowdown, whatever you want to call it was a bad idea. >> reporter: secretary geithner says $2.5 trillion out of spending alone would unfairly impact the elderly and middle-class and also be bad for the economy and slow down job growth. >> heather: we'll see what happens. thank you very much. >> gregg: the clock is ticking for a debt limit deal to be struck and maybe faster than many people think. white house aids say a deal
FOX News
Jul 11, 2011 9:00am EDT
for john boehner, i think boehner was exactly right, his instincts were let's get a big deal, the problem is he couldn't sell it to his caucus dominated by tea party who consider themselves patriots, but this -- >> six months ago you heard bill talking about it with stuart varney, said we shouldn't be raising taxes in a down economy. andrea. >> he's absolutely right. these crazy tea partiers that bob loves to blast every chance he gets have the same position that president obama essentially had in 2006 when he said we shouldn't vote to raise the debt ceiling and if we did it would be irresponsible so the president, big political issues on the line but i agree with bob in one respect, john boehner has real trouble within his conference. there are members of the gop caucus that have come out and said we're not voting for any kind of deal as long as it includes raising the debt ceiling so boehner does have to work with democrats. big challenges on both sides. heather: democrats bob certainly have a problem, a lot of them are saying no cuts to social security, no cuts to medicare, no cuts to
FOX News
Jul 4, 2011 6:00pm EDT
of floating short-term or mini deal on the debt ceiling, although it wouldn't be perfect. >> the big problems wouldn't go away. it just delays the moment of truth. i say better now than then but if we can't, we'll take the savings we get now and relitigate this as we get closer to the election. >> the white house toughened the language in recent days, criticizing congress and specifically republicans. speaking to the national education association on sunday, vice president biden sounded campaign mode using class war fair argument against the republican -- war warfare argument against the republicans. >> they believe 1% of the wage earners controlling 1% of the wealth is a vehicle to spur economic growth. because those with the wealth know the most that will know best to do with that wealth. >> some republicans have punched back by being critical of the process the white house chose to address the problem including negotiations led by the vice president. we have been waiting on secret talks to somehow settle our problem. but congress is the constitutional place for this to be decided. >> corny
FOX News
Jul 10, 2011 10:00am EDT
're in for another deep rough patch, i think, they are getting very nervous about re-election. and, the big winner out of a grand bargain, would have absolutely been president obama, because, the not only would things have hopefully improved but he also could take credit for making a really big grown-up decision. going forward, though, you know, in two years, or actually, in one year, now, next year, after the election, it is hard for me to see how republicans will not actually be in a better position, even if they don't win the white house, there is a good chance they'll win the senate and almost certainly still control the house and i think republicans will be in a tremendously strong position, to get the kind of deal that speaker boehner went in there looking for, but clearly was not going to get from the white house. >> jamie: charlie, seems like those dismal job numbers may have changed the imperative for the house white house. how close are both sides to accepting the proposal that vice presidented by eb was able to negotiate and is that all we need? will it get us where we need to be with r
FOX News
Jul 10, 2011 7:00pm EDT
obama says he's not giving up. he didn't come to this town to do little things, he came to do big things. he wants to do the largest possible deal that's going to do the most for the economy. >> there is a lack of confidence whether these political leaders will have the guts to stand up. >> and that was white house chief of staff william daily and treasury secretary timothy geithner from earlier. geithner summing it up in this question, are the electoral leadership in washington able to come together and solve the many problems we have as a country? >> pretty much what everybody wants to know is the time to deal with our nation's debt is ticking down again. let' go live to the white house, and wendell goal ser there. what do we expect to come out of tonight's talks? >> well, harris, no one expects the final deal to come out of tonight's talks. the president had asked the democrat and republican leaders if the house and senate could come tonight's meeting with their bottom line and he talked on the phone with house speaker john boehner last night after boehner decided to back away from ta
FOX News
Jul 12, 2011 6:00pm EDT
in these negotiations. chief washington correspondent jim angle looks at how big the gap is between what medicare takes in and what it owes. >> lawmakers of both sides agree that it's unsustainable. a problem raised with the former director of the congressional budget office. >> our understanding is that medicare is insul vent to $60 trillion is that right? >> it's underfunded by any piece of arithmetic. this year, 51% of the cost comes from tax revenue, not premiums paid by seniors, an amount that will soar in coming years. the new healthcare law seeks to cap healthcare spending to measure of inflation. if it goes faster something called the independent payment advisory board or icap would find savings. >> the board is prohibited by law to make recommendations to ration care, reduce benefits, raise premiums or raise cost sharing. >> it would therefore be limited to calling for cuts to providers such as doctors. committee chairman paul ryan knows providers only get # 0% of the rate now, headed to 66% and then half of that. he argues that doctors will just stop treating seniors. >> it's rationing on the
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 3:00pm EDT
. >> and in box three: another big dust storm in arizona causing travel and power problems. "good morning america" that is all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. in "studio b" but, first, from fork at 3:00 in new york, 8:00 p.m. in london where a dramatic day wrapped up of testimony in the news of the world phone i would like to say one sentence: this is the most humble day my life. >>shepard: our boss measure doctor testifying today before british lawmakers about the controversy at our company's now defunct tabloid "news of the world," which is the parent company of fox news channel. he is telling a parliamentary committee he was shocked, appalled, and ashamed, when he heard allegations that employees of the paper hacked into the voice mail of a teenage murder victim. both he and his son, the deputy chief operating officer expressing deep regret. >> i would like to say how sorry i am and how sorry we are to particularly the victim's illegal voice mail interception and to their families. it is a matter of great regret of mine, my father, and everyone at news corporation and these are
FOX News
Jul 20, 2011 11:00am EDT
't get licensing for all sorts of things like fishing and what not be, and it's a big recreational state. it cost the state millions in be lost revenue from lottery sales, tax audits, park fees and licensing fees, so on and so forth, but now they can go ahead. some state officials now saying, though, it may take some time to get programs back up and running so they can be moneymakers again for the state. and those 22,000 state employees can go back to work, but it's kind of a phase-in situation. so the big headline in all of this is the longest-running state shutdown in a decade in this country now has come to a close with the governor making an agreement with leading republicans in the state of minnesota. now back to you guys. jenna: hi, everybody, so glad you're joining us today, i'm jenna lee. jon: and i'm jon scott. we are here in the fox newsroom and "happening now," brand new numbers in the race for the white house. "the wall street journal" poll shows tea party favorite michele bachmann is surging. jenna: she's not the national leader, though, that title goes to mitt romney. jon:
FOX News
Jul 12, 2011 1:00pm EDT
something that that big a deal. so are you concerned, congressman west, about what happens come august 2nd? and that if it is, you know, the situation where people stop getting social security checks, that folks like you will pay for it come election time? >> no. my concern is we have a president that is not willing to do his job, and that is to prioritize the spending that he is digging in his heels being a rigid i'd log, and he must understand that every single one of his economic policies have failed. it's time he realize that he does not have the moral high ground in this argument and that we do have the right type of viable solutions in the near term and for the long term. martha: let me ask you this, in the caucus meeting that you were in this morning, what did you walk out of with in terms of whether or not there's going to be any deal? are we going to get any deal, or are so many republicans in the house basically digging in their heels and saying no deal? >> well, i think the thing right now is that we understand there's some principles that we're looking for, pretty much exactly
FOX News
Jul 25, 2011 8:00pm EDT
? >> well, i think he would like a big deal, a big agreement that would do two things. one was it would give the appearance, at least, of having made a major inroad. raising the debt ceiling and the leverage that provides to the republicans who only control one house of the congress further spending cuts. i think those are his two objectives. he wants the big deal because it would give him something to run on. he will could say look, we have taken major steps to improve our country's fiscal situation. and that will help the economy, he will argue. even if the economy hasn't done much between now and then. i think he wanted a deal. yeah. he wanted it on his terms he wanted a deal. >> here is why i disagree with you: last may, the senate voted on president obama's proposed budget cuts 400 billion over 10 years. that's 40 billion a year. 40 billion a year. that's nothing. that's lunch money for what the government spends. he didn't want any spending cuts. that was just three months ago. so how you can say now that he really wants some kind of meaningful deal? he didn't want it in may. why does
FOX News
Jul 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
the cliff thelma and louise style but 43% of independents say what's the big deal? >> what's the pugh research? they only talk to 764 people. >> they did it all yesterday afternoon. >> by the way, we have a panel of independent voters coming up to see how they're feeling about the debt ceiling debate because obviously, they are the coveted group. >> that panel, 765. >> all right. >> a little bit bigger. >> we go to a panel of one. steve winn is the ceo of winn resorts. they have those casinos and stuff like that in vegas. he was on a conference call with investors and investment banks yesterday and he really let the president of the united states have it. we've got some quotes from the conference call. he says, here you go. "i'm saying it bluntly, that this administration is the greatest wet blanket to business and progress and job creation in my lifetime. and i can prove it and i can spend the next three hours giving you examples of all of us in this marketplace that are frightened to death about all the new regulations, our health care costs escalate, regulations coming from left
FOX News
Jul 13, 2011 11:00am EDT
all across the country, and they have been hit with a big tax, many forced to close their doors and that is having far-reaching affects. we are going to explore that live with that story. patti ann: a new add campaign claims that milk can cure pms. some people not happy about who the ad is targeting. live with details on that. johnston harris is live at our.com wall. she has three hot videos. you get to choose which one. >> reporter: just above the stories you'll find that pms story about the milk. you have to check that out. after you vote in that poll then you have to decide which story you want to see. the choices for today, i love it when the viewers get a chance to say what they want, big, fuel tpheurbgt it's late but it's finally here and it goes a really long way without having to refuel and it holds a whole lot of people, do you want to see that, or do you want to see a suspect being walked down a hallway, this is in washington state, what happens as people take justice into their own hands, it's pretty unbelievable. remember there are cameras everywhere. and a two-heade
FOX News
Jul 12, 2011 6:00am EDT
. the president came out and said republicans, you have to do a big deal and by the way, if you are thinking about an interim plan, forget it, i'm not going to do it. >> i found it interesting because he basically said both sides had to get used to some sacrifice. brian, you and i had the debate yesterday on radio whether or not he would have that particular tone. but that's what he said. i found it interesting he said we should attack this right now, although a month ago he wasn't even involved in these talks. you have to ask him why the sudden urgency now. the other question is is that august 2nd deadline, could tim geithner just push that date a little bit more down the road or is that hard and firm? >> well, here is the -- >> it's not going to get easier, it's going to get harder. we might as well do it now. pull off the bandaid, eat our peas. now is the time to do it. if not now, when? i'm prepared to take on significant heat from my party to get something done. and i expect the other side should be willing to do the same thing if they mean what they say. >> it's amazing. yesterday the presid
FOX News
Jul 2, 2011 4:00pm EDT
should be spending time to get americans back to work and fixing the economy. there is a big issue coming up with regards to the debt ceiling. president ought to be in washington meeting with republicans, meeting with democrats. he shouldn't leave that town until he has an understanding of what it's going to take to get this economy going again and deal with the fiscal crisis, but he is here raising money for a campaign. doesn't even have a primary opponent. >> gregg: might gop governors rally around mitt romney. he is lashing out at the current president? >> i think that is possibility. i think what you elude to, governors think that those from their ranks make the best president. you have heard a number of governors yet to endorse that idea they would like to see a governor as the nominee. they would like to see a governor as the next president. i think you have to wait a while until the field narrows or some things become a little clearer. at this point i just don't think there is enough reason for the vast majority of the governors to come together and endorse and pick a candidate. >>
FOX News
Jul 9, 2011 4:00pm EDT
this afternoon. here is the president in his weekly address. >> good news is we agree on some of the big things. we agree that after a decade of racking up deficits and debt, we need to get our fiscal house in order. we agreed that to do that both sides are going to have to step outside of the comfort zone and make some political sacrifices. >> reporter: but even if the key players reach a deal tomorrow, congress has to vote on the entire package. >> heather: you heard about this poor job numbers, they came out friday. how are they taking it? >> unemployment numbers surprised everyone. democrats say it shows that americans need some help from the government. republicans say that now is the not the time for a tax hike. here is the republican address today. >> the obama administration promised that stimulus would keep unemployment below 8 am. two and a half years ago it's 9% and still rising. that is unacceptable. america can do better. >> reporter: meaning the white house if they meet a deal the next few days if they are going to meet the august 2nd deadline. realistically it would take three we
FOX News
Jul 9, 2011 7:00pm EDT
to report. the big apple is expected to be back by 2013 and that is not the case for other major metro areas. a report commissioned by the u.s. conference of mayors, one in 7 will not reach prerecession levels until 2020. that is the engines of u.s. economic growth and producing the jobs that. can mean problems for the u.s. economy and while areas have picked up. others are lagging. >> there are things that are holding recovery back and that is still the housing market. places with big housing booms and busts. florida, and southern california . nevada and parts of the rest of the southwest. in new york city internet start ups are helping to create thousands of jobs. oyster.com. it is it a hotel reviewing. they started with five employees and grew to 20 and expect to add 100 new people in the new york headquarters made possible by the pool of potential workers . we havital ept and design and media and a lot of thital ept and engineering and marketing as well it is a great place for a start up. i am not the only one who thinks it. it is a challenge. >> and so if you are in the tech field work
FOX News
Jul 10, 2011 12:00pm EDT
speaker john boehner today. not going for a big huge deal now. this is part of what chuck schumer had to say -- >> shannon: your response? >> i suspect that is more of the grand politics that you hear playing out there. because it was never put on the table. the kind of reform that john boehner has been asking for, the kind of reform i'm talking about. what was put on the table was again, tax hikes on the wealthy. so that we can do less spending reduction. we've got to get out of that paradigm. we've got to get out of the politics. some of the politics poll really well. one of the problem we're having now is pollsters are at full employment. and politicians are following what they are telling them. it's telling them on the one hand don't put social security or medicare on the table. don't talk about those things. on the other hand, just talk about taxing the rich. you will be fine. but that doesn't help us get to a solution. >> shannon: we certainly hope that you find one. we know you are busy not only with the gang of six or five or whatever it currently stands to be but with everyth
FOX News
Jul 14, 2011 11:00am EDT
's the big question, right? >> looking at the influence of the freshmen today, in general they believe and have very involved local voters to back them up that they were elected in 2010 with a mission to, reign in big government, specifically big government spending, and this debt ceiling debate fits right into that. here's more from one freshman tea partier. >> it would allow the debt ceiling to go up, but only if we had significant cuts, statutory caps and balanced budget amendment and there's a growing movement with that. we met with leadership, we met with majority leader eric cantor and were trying to impress upon them that we need to be for something as republicans, we need to define what we're for. >> senator paul says this is a fight, quote, too important to give up. jon. jon: what kind of influence do the new members have, though? >> well, republicans are in the minority and the senate, so less there, but in the house they're in the majority and tea partiers, or those who agree with the tea party on fiscal issues, among the 87 how freshmen have not been shy about staking their
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 3:00am EDT
business. a big buzz about a gall up poll showing that president obama would be defeated by a generic republican by 8 points and leads any of the spectacular candidates that he is paired against. what does this mean? franklyy absolutely nothing. a poll in this point in time is where they are today and not in 15 months. voters will automatically vote democrat and some automatically vote republican. the election is going to be decided by independent voters in the middle, and they are a long way from making up their mines on the next election. they are struggling whether or not they are having a next paycheck. while i enjoy a good game of politics as much as the next guy, there is a time to campaign and then there is a time to govern. president and members of congress from both parties have had their fun politicing the debt ceiling and now time to govern and resolve it. i don't think the world will face armageddon over failure to set the debt limit. there would be affects. you wouldn't be able to visit the national parks and coon get a passport and airport lines for tsa could take hours
FOX News
Jul 10, 2011 6:00am EDT
and cuff links and cowboy boots in the ring with him. >> yahoo. >> mike: don't touch my junk food. big government getting bigger and advertisers in the food industry say they feel pressured by new federal guidelines. shouldn't parents decide what their kids eat. "fox & friends" sunday morning continues right now. ♪ >> hey, everybody, good warning by mike jarrett there. >> ainsley: good to see you. >> mike: and gets better looking every week. >> dave: you, too, sweetheart. >> ainsley: we're glad to be waking you up this morning. hope your family is doing well. >> dave: the best news for all of you saturday night we thought a big deal was going to happen. and now it appears that a smaller deal is on the way because john boehner late last night made the announcement that we're giving up talks on that grand deal that's been discussed where republicans would give in on tax hikes, democrats would give in on entitlements and this guy what john boehner had to say. >> now, we can't agree if there's any new taxes involved and of course on the other side the democrats say here we go. >> so, bo
FOX News
Jul 13, 2011 6:00am EDT
with fake documents to get real passports and then come to the u.s. and a big part of the problem is that countries aren't sharing information with each other. part of this government accountability office report says "even when countries have terrorist screening information, they may not have reciprocal relationships to share such information or other traveler information such as passenger airline lists with other countries to limit the ability of preventing travel of known or suspected terrorists." even though a passport can't kill someone, it can help a bad guy get in position to do some serious damage. >> travel documents are the same as weapons to terrorists. they can't carry out their plots without them. with our partners, and again, some of that is out of our control. we're closer to a c. >> and this gao report deals heavily with the breakdown, basically in communication with other countries. here at home, though, we are not perfect because since november 2001, just a few weeks after 9/11, there have been 25,000 security breaches at u.s. airports. that's about seven a day a
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 8:00pm EDT
home 63 big spending democrats. americans said we do not want more spending, we want dramatic cuts in size and scope and focus of washington d.c. and promised cuts, minuscule when we have a deficit in the trillions of dollars in year and 253 million dollars. it's just really, it's weak tea. >> sorry to jump in. but it really is obama who is the person who is holding it up at this point. and the congressional republicans that are present on this issue for in the caving in and giving a deal up already to this point. so, i think saying that they're ignoring us isn't, isn't true because they really are out there, fighting for the best deal possible. >> were you comfortable with 253 million dollars of cuts this year when they promised 100 billion. >> 253 million dollar cuts, in exchange for that one continuing resolution. as long as they get to the 100 billion over the course of the entire year, i would support what they're doing and they knew that the debt ceiling debate was still going to go on and more cuts from here and working to do just that and i think they deserve credit. >> do
FOX News
Jul 20, 2011 3:00pm EDT
to plead guilty in the case. in box three, stunning images of a big cat on a rampage, a showdown between man and beast on video. all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b" first from fox at 3:00, new information on the mysterious deaths at the mansion in southern california. the son and the girlfriend of a powerful drug company executive, both dead, days apart after incidents at the sprawling san diego bay home. and now fox news has learned the millionaire executive at the center of this, jonah shacknai left the mansion for his other home in arizona. somebody found the body of his girlfriend hanging from a balcony last week with hands and feet bound. and now her sister reportedly says she doesn't believe that was a suicide. she said, come on, hands and feet bound and it's a suicide? she said the now dead girlfriend was a vibrant and loving person and would never do this, and probably couldn't. days earlier, his six-year-old son, max, fell down the stairs at mansion and he died. investigators and not rule out possibility that the two deaths are somehow connected
FOX News
Jul 9, 2011 6:00pm EDT
been lost for years. but at least one city is bucking the trend, the big apple more than holding its own. laura ingle live with us. >> according to the report we mentioned, one in seven metro areas across the nation will not reach pre-recession employment levels until at least 2020. metro areas have traditionally been the engines of u.s. economic growth, producing 85% of the country's jobs. and with slow growth expected in cities over the next decade, it does not bode well for the u.s. economy. california, the southwest, and florida are expected to struggle as housing continues to be a problem. while manufacturing is picking up, cities around the great lakes will suffer for years to come. >> unfortunately, those places were also hit very, very hard during the recession, so they've got a long way to come back and they probably won't recover, or the jobs they had before the recession for another decade or more. >> this new report put out by the u.s. conference of mayors shows there is one bright spot. that is new york city, which expects to be back at pre-recession employment levels by
FOX News
Jul 11, 2011 6:00am EDT
a big misunderstanding. the 18-year-old placed what was feared to be a bomb near the beam structure in chicago's millennium park. it wasn't a bomb. it was two bricks duct taped together with wires hanging out of it, a prop from a sci-fi costume he wore to a convention. he was charged with disorderly conduct. a scare for defense secretary leon panetta. three rockets slammed into baghdad's green zone on day two of his visit there. the secretary is fine and no one else was hurt. panetta flew to baghdad from afghan t afghanistan and he's meeting with leaders there and meeting with u.s. troops. early wake-up call on the shuttle atlantis. >> ♪ i get knocked down i get back up again i get knocked down i get back up again ♪ >> seems like i just heard it on the radio yesterday. waking up to the song and today they will be supplying a supply module on the outside of the international space station using a robotic arm and they'll prepare for a space walk tomorrow. meantime, nasa keeping a close eye on some space degree that could come dangerously close to the space station. the duke and d
FOX News
Jul 11, 2011 1:00pm EDT
are nowhere near that. that's a big gap between 18,000 and 250, i don't need to tell you. so president obama since he took office, we have seen the economy lose two and a half million jobs. that's a fact. that's just the raw numbers that are out there. so there's a lot of questions about what kind of impact the economy will have on president obama's re-election hopes. take a listen to how the treasury secretary, tim geithner, responded to that question about the president's economic record. listen to this. >> you talk about what's good for the economy, a lot of this discussion about debt is, ultimately, to free up space for jobs to be created. it's not happening. people are still out of work. here's the charter of the president's economic record, this is based on government information, treasury department, u.s. bureau of labor stats. unemployment, 7.3% on inauguration date, up to 9.2% with the latest report, you see the debt figures up 35% -- >> let me just say, that's a ridiculous table. martha: that is a ridiculous table. we're going to talk about that. is it? we've got a fair and balance
FOX News
Jul 13, 2011 9:00am EDT
to split up california in two. representatives officially endorsing that idea with one big catch. no public funding can be spent on the movement. the new state would be made up of 13 counties. but there is a catch called the u.s. constitution. there can be no new states without consent from congress and the state legislature. they are billions in the hole in california. alisyn: democrats finding off a republican challenge to hold off a congressional seat in california. democrat janice kahn defeating businessman huey. hahn winning by 10 points in a district where the democrats have a 10-point edge. it shows a sizable number of people breaking with the democratic party there. in a moment she'll walk free in only four days. but she may cease to be called casey anthony. why one of the most famous faces in the country may get the witness protection treatment when she leaves jail. alisyn: chaos in the courtroom. police draw their weapons to restore order here. bill: there is one person surging and that person is not even a candidate. karl rove on the 2012 field and whether we may see the big chan
FOX News
Jul 4, 2011 7:00pm EDT
a list gln the big problems aren't going to go away if you cut a mini deal. all it does is delay the moment of truth and so i would say better now than then but if we can't then we'll take the savings we can get now and relitigate this as we get closer to the election. >> the white house does not love the idea of a mini deal. white house officials telling me the president made it clear he believes it is in the country's economic interest to get a significant long-term deal done. we'll see. john? >> so it's independence day, how did the president spend his time? >> largely oust sight, john. although he did judge wrap up posing for pictures and hugging babies and shaking hands with the armed forces here. some of the military families invited not white house for the independence day celebration. and the president did pay tribute to our men and women in uniform. take a list gln thes listen. >> these american patriots, all represented today and all of you who are out there today, you are the reason why america and our armed forces remain the greatest force for peace and security that
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Jul 9, 2011 12:00pm EDT
-- the good news is, we agree on the big thingings. after racking up deficit debts we need to get our fiscal house in order. both sides are going to have to step outside of the comfort zones and make political sacrifices. >> it sounds good but easier said than done. players mest thursday . they will vote on increasing the debt ceiling. if they don't raise the ceiling america runs out of money to pay its bills. it boils down to this. republicans don't want tax increases and democrats want to keep entitlements intack. this is the republican address out today. >> from the look of things. democrats who run washington don't have a jobs plan. they have a spending agenda and proposing a rehash of what is already tried. more spending and more taxes and bigger government. these are the washington knows best policies that steered us to a dead end. >> if the key players reach a deal republican leaders will have to bring it back for a vote. it is a almost no vote for the city pert republicans . democrats plan to keep social security and medicare as it is. >> and until now, slew of gop presidential hopef
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Jul 20, 2011 7:00pm EDT
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FOX News
Jul 4, 2011 1:00pm EDT
. >> the problem with a mini deal is we have a maxi problem. and the big problems aren't going to go away if you cut a mini deal. it just delays the moment of truth. i would say better noun then, but if we can't we'll take the savings we can get now and relitigate this as we get closer to the election. >> reporter: he also talked about concerns that people have that the president will bypass congress all together and just raise the debt level on his own. we'll have a fair & balanced debate on why some democrats say that may be their best option. that is coming up. also republicans who are running for president being asked to sign a strict commitment to reducing our debt. this is called the cut, cap and balance pledge, and those who don't sign their names are feeling the heat. doug mcelway is live in washington with 0 more on that. >> reporter: you're going to be hearing a lot about this plan to cut, cap and balance as the senate resumes its work tomorrow after the july 4th holiday. you'll probably hear a lot about it as the republican primary season heats up as well. some pundits say it may prov
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Jul 13, 2011 7:00pm EDT
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Jul 1, 2011 9:00pm EDT
big and spends too much and has taken away too much of our liberties. >> sean: why did you get into politics? when did you get involved? >> i got involved in 1998. my husband and i had five biological children also raising 23 foster children. >> sean: what was the most you had in the house at one time? >> we had nine kids in the house. >> sean: we have two kids. 23 foster kids. >> yeah. it was a great thing. we enjoyed doing it. i have a wonderful husband we've been married 33 years. we were doing care. i had been a united states tax litigation attorney. we started our own business. i was home fulltime taking care of these kids. i was surprised what i was seeing coming home in the backpack. we put our kids in private christian school, we home schooled. the state would not allow our foster children to attend private school. >> sean: why? >> it is what the law was. i saw a big different. i thought if anyone needed a leg up it was our foster children. i started getting involved in education reform in 1998. as a result, people urged me to run for the minnesota state senate. i did i
FOX News
Jul 5, 2011 11:00am EDT
the verdict is in eventually, of course that is the big question, how soon that is going to come, afterwards the jurors who do want to participate in a public press conference, they will, and here is the room, this is a live feed from the axillary room. this was the overflow room during the trial, because every seat was always taken up every day of the six-week trial. this is where people from the media would go in there and watch the direct feed from the courtroom. it's now been converted to the jury post verdict news conference room. you can see the 12 jurors will know their seats by the placard, and whether they all show up or just half of them do, we don't know yet. that will be up to them. but it certainly will be a riveting and intriguing post-verdict news conference to find out how this jury comes to the conclusion that they are right now trying to come to. jon: if they come to one, let's hope it's not a hung jury. you showed us that video a minute ago of casey in court this morning, very animated, chatting with her attorney, but she also, i know, had an interesting reaction during cl
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Jul 30, 2011 6:00pm EDT
too committed to the european style of big government, that his policies have set in motion. to democrats in washington, the isn't to cut spending, but to raise taxes and keep on spending. democrats claim they would only target the privileged few, but behind the scenes, they argue for much broader tax increases. >> arthel: it looks like we may be hearing from senator reid very soon. in the meantime, the senate is expected to vote early sunday morning to cut off debate on its own debt ceiling plan. rick? >> rick: just as advertised, senator harry reid, the senate majority leader on the floor of the house right now. let's take a listen. >> republican leaders still refuse to negotiate in good faith. revenues off the calendar. no way we can talk about revenue s. entitlements, oh, their after entitlement, medicare, social security. the speaker and republican leaders should know saying it in front of television cameras doesn't make it so. republican leaders, says he's engaged. members of his caucus are, at least as far as i'm concerned, and my members are more engaged than he is.
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Jul 12, 2011 11:00am EDT
, and we quit doing all kinds of big spending programs and so forth. look, they talk about being able to bring the economy back in line, but their idea is to get more taxes so that they can spend it. and i guarantee you, the democrats will spend every dime of it. they're not going to conserve. that's why we have to hold the line on no tax increases, and we've got to get the spending cuts in order to send the message out. if we have spending cuts, i think the market and everybody else will start saying hallelujah, we're going to come out of this and do very well. gregg: senator, one more question, the club for growth, a progrowth, low taxes group, is now targeting you. in fact, they point to your lifetime rating at 74 percent, placing you at the bottom of republicans serving. are you the next republican in trouble with your own party? >> well, i'm surprised that they'd blow their money trying to take me down, because their own people have voted -- their leader voted for, you know, for increasing the debt ceiling and a lot of the things they're accusing me of. but i don't know where the
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Jul 18, 2011 3:00pm EDT
the white house? >> they push for a big deal but the clock is ticking. so we learn that yesterday morning president obama met privately with the top two republicans in the house of representatives, speaker john boehner and house majority leader cantor, the republicans are saying there was not a major breakthrough or serious progress made. a lost questions about what this week means because senior officials at the white house are telling us weeks ago this was, really, crunch time. the window of opportunity from the 15th to the 22nd, and today i asked carney about the significance of this point in the calendar. >> it is not a hard deadline but congress, the administration, all of us working together, need to move this ball down the field this week. >>reporter: that is the perspective from the white house. carney would not rule out the possibility of other private meetings with top lawmakers to move the ball down the field, so to speak, but at this point we do not hear any reports of a "deal," at this time. >>shepard: still leading republicans are still pushing for amending the constitution,
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Jul 19, 2011 6:00pm EDT
-stop to seattle? just carry new preparation h totables. discreet, little tubes packed with big relief. from the brand doctors recommend most by name. new preparation h totables. the anywhere preparation h. >> bret: members of the so-called bipartisan gang of six today stood before a group of their fellow senators briefing them on the work they've done so far toward a debt deal. idaho senator mike crapo is one of them. he joins us here in studio. good evening, senator. >> good evening. >> bret: let's start first of all with a broad overview and the reaction to it on capitol hill today. >> we had a positive reaction. we had 50 senators probably equally divided among the republicans and democrats. overall, i would say it's much more positive than i expected. that is a good sign. the overview is this is a comprehensive that i say really a shift in the american fiscal policy dynamics. much broader than a debt ceiling battle we're having. we have haven't brought it out as the debt ceiling battle. this is an effort to deal with the debt crisis. we put everything on the table. which means we are lo
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